Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1978 FORD F100

NHTSA Campaign Number: 78V109000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F100

Year: 1978

Component:
STEERING:LINKAGES

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19780401

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19780401

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 77

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19780505

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19780515

Date Added To File: 19791012

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
THESE VEHICLES MAY BE EQUIPPED WITH STEERING LINKAGES ON WHICH COTTER PINS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN INSTALLED ON CASTELLATED NUTS TO SECURE THE STEERING DRAG LINK AND TIE-ROD CONNECTIONS. ALSO, THESE ATTACHING NUTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATIONS. THIS COULD ALLOW LINKAGE SEPARATION.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
THE DEALER WILL PERFORM NECESSARY CORRECTIONS TO THE STEERING LINKAGE ATTACHMENTS.